The Record Demand for Housing and What it Means for Appraisers

Today’s topic is The Record Demand for Housing and What it Means for Appraisers with Shawn Telford, Chief Appraiser of CoreLogic, and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC. We sat down with Shawn Telford to discuss housing today and the tremendous impact appraisers can see in the coming year.

To learn more about the webinars hosted by The Appraisal Foundation and the Appraisal Institute, “Promoting Trust for Fair and Affordable Housing” December 9th and 10th, click here.

What can we learn from this past year in housing during the pandemic? How are appraisers taking advantage of this opportunity? Is this the time for appraiser trainees? These questions and much more will be answered by Shawn Telford while he shares on this subject.

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About Shawn Telford

Shawn Telford
Shawn Telford currently serves as the chief appraiser for CoreLogic, where he has worked since 2007. In this role, he provides strategic leadership and direction to CoreLogic’s Collateral Solutions and Valuations businesses. Telford began his appraisal career in 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1998, he joined Washington Mutual Bank (WAMU) as a staff appraiser, later holding positions as senior staff reviewer and vice president of business solutions, leading innovation and technology for the nationwide appraisal department. Following his time at WAMU, Telford worked as a senior executive at American Reporting Company, where helped grow a credit reporting agency and launch an appraisal management company. In 2007, Telford began working with FNC Inc., a leading collateral management technology provider, which was acquired by CoreLogic in 2016. Telford held several roles within FNC, ultimately leading the product management team that created a software as a service collateral management platform that today supports the nation’s largest lenders. Telford is a current member of the Appraiser Qualification Board (AQB) and a past member of the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB). He earned a master’s in business administration from the University of Mississippi, a master’s in science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in business management from Utah Valley University. Telford is a certified residential appraiser in several states.

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